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ACRL Announces New Immersion Program Facilitators

May 30, 2019 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the selection of Veronica Arellano Douglas, Ashleigh Coren, Carlos Duarte, Michelle Gohr, Sofia Leung, Jessie Loyer, and Rachel McCaskill as the newest facilitators for the 4.5-day Immersion Program. Veronica, Ashleigh, Carlos, Michelle, Sofia, Jessie, and Rachel join the current program facilitator team in shaping the […]

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2019 ACRL President’s Program at ALA Annual Conference

May 29, 2019 Megan Griffin 0

Join ACRL for its President’s Program at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington D.C. Hosted by ACRL President Lauren Pressley, this program will take place from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, June 22, at the Washington Convention Center, Room 146A. Titled “Equity, Diversity, Inclusion… and Leadership: Where […]

Katie Hutchison

ACRL Member of the Week: Katie Hutchison

May 28, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Katie Hutchison is a student engagement & archival services librarian at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio. Katie has been a member of ACRL for 2 years and is your ACRL member of the week for May 28, 2019. Describe yourself in three words: Outgoing, enthusiastic, intelligent. What are you […]

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Spring 2019

May 23, 2019 Dawn Mueller 0

The Spring 2019 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016. Editor’s Note Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.” Research Articles Maggie […]

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ACRL Program Proposals for 2020 ALA Annual Conference

May 22, 2019 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Program proposals will be submitted via a centralized submission site for all ALA Divisions, RoundTables, Committees, and Offices.  ACRL members must choose “ACRL” on the first […]

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ALA Releases Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census

May 21, 2019 David Free 0

ALA has released the Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census, a new resource to prepare libraries for the decennial count of every person living in the United States. The U.S. census is required by the Constitution and determines congressional representation; district boundaries for federal, state, and local offices; and allocation […]

Russell Michalak

ACRL Member of the Week: Russell Michalak

May 20, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Russell Michalak is the Director of the Hirons Library, Archives, and Learning Center at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware. Russell has been a member of ACRL for 11 years and is your ACRL member of the week for May 20, 2019. Describe yourself in three words:Collaborative, strategic, empathetic. What are […]

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ALA Intellectual Freedom Manual Draft Interpretations

May 16, 2019 David Free 0

This is the fourth request for feedback from the ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC) after the ALA Midwinter Meeting. In anticipation of a new edition of the Intellectual Freedom Manual, the IFC is continuing to update intellectual freedom-related documents. The IFC would appreciate feedback on two interpretation drafts by Wednesday, May […]

Samantha Godbey

ACRL Member of the Week: Samantha Godbey

May 13, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Samantha Godbey is an education librarian and associate professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Samantha has been a member of ACRL for 7 years and is your ACRL member of the week for May 13, 2019. Samantha brings her expert knowledge of using the ACRL Framework to academic […]

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2019 ACRL Award Winners

May 10, 2019 Chase Ollis 0

Congratulations to the following recipients of 2019 ACRL awards. Complete information on the ACRL awards program is available on the association website. College Libraries Section (CLS) Innovation in College Librarianship Award – Bill Jones and Ben Rawlins Community and Junior College Libraries Section (CJCLS) EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Program […]